Hunger

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‘Countdown to catastrophe’: half of Afghans face hunger this winter – UN
An economic crisis aggravated by conflict and drought have caused a collapse in food security since the Taliban takeover

Stefanie Glinski in Kabul and Kandahar

25, Oct, 2021 @1:15 PM

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More than 1m children in Australia went hungry in past year, report suggests
One in six adults also experienced severe food insecurity, with some parents saying their children are forced to go a day without eating at least once a week

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

19, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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UN development goal of zero hunger ‘tragically distant’, global index shows
Campaigners fear climate breakdown, Covid and violent conflict are threatening any progress made in food security in recent years

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

14, Oct, 2021 @9:01 AM

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16 million in Yemen ‘marching towards starvation’ as food rations run low – UN
Aid worker describes ‘horrific’ scenes in one hospital where starving and malnourished children ‘look like skeletons’

Tom Ambrose

23, Sep, 2021 @10:59 AM

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Small farmers have the answer to feeding the world. Why isn’t the UN listening? | Elizabeth Mpofu and Henk Hobbelink
We’re among the thousands boycotting the UN food summit – it’s been hijacked by corporate interests while the voices of small-scale farmers go unheard

Elizabeth Mpofu and Henk Hobbelink

23, Sep, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Most infants in 91 countries are malnourished, warns Unicef
Climate crisis, conflict and Covid stunting progress on nutrition, UN says on eve of food security summit

Kaamil Ahmed

22, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Criticism of animal farming in the west risks health of world’s poorest | Emma Naluyima Mugerwa and Lora Iannotti
In the developing world most people are not factory farming and livestock is essential to preventing poverty and malnutrition

Emma Naluyima Mugerwa and Lora Iannotti

10, Sep, 2021 @10:35 AM

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Afghanistan could start to run out of food by September, UN warns
World Food Programme calls for urgent aid as chaos of Taliban takeover and second drought in three years create dire humanitarian situation

Karen McVeigh

23, Aug, 2021 @5:02 PM

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‘Nothing to eat’: Somalia hit by triple threat of climate crisis, Covid and conflict
Overlapping crises have pushed the fragile east African country to the ‘cusp of humanitarian catastrophe’, with one in four facing food insecurity

Moulid Hujale and Lizzy Davies

23, Aug, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Hunger sweeps India in Covid’s shadow as millions miss out on rations
Desperation grows for those unable to access subsidised food, as worst hunger in two decades reported

Kavitha Iyer

14, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Almost one in three globally go hungry during pandemic – UN
Leap in malnutrition during Covid shows urgent need to overhaul global food systems, report warns

Kaamil Ahmed

12, Jul, 2021 @1:50 PM

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‘On bad days, we don’t eat’: Hunger grows for thousands displaced by conflict in Chad
As war forces more to flee, humanitarian organisations facing funding shortfalls and increasing demand are unable to keep pace

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

17, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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